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Dr. Bhaskar Ray Chaudhuri, MS, is the Director at Tamanash Eye Foundation

Dr. Ray Chaudhuri is an ophthalmic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience.

Education:
He did his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College followed by Diploma in Ophthalmology from Aligarh Muslim University and MS in Ophthalmology from Calcutta University (Gold medallist). He did a fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from LVPEI Hyderabad

Training in Ophthalmology:
House job in Ophthalmology from Calcutta National Medical College and IPGMER, Kolkata
Full-term fellowship training in cornea and anterior segment from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. Awarded Best Fellow of the Year Award

Surgical & medical expertise:
Cataracts and premium IOLs like Toric (to correct cylindrical power), Multifocal, Extended Depth of Focus (EDoF) lenses. Dr. Ray Chaudhuri has invented a Toric Corneal Marker for which he has a patent applied for and was awarded the Best Paper Award at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO-AIOS) award in 2013. You can see a video of the invention here. Dr. Ray Chaudhuri also performs cataract surgeries in children.
Keratoconus - an ectatic corneal disorder. Dr. Ray Chaudhuri is an expert at diagnosing and treating keratoconus and related ectatic corneal disorder.
Dry eye disease - Dr. Ray Chaudhuri is specially trained and has collaborative innovations (with Aurolab, Madurai) on dry eye disease. Tamanash provides specialised dry eye & computer vision clinic.
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) - a severe form of dry eye. Dr. Ray Chaudhuri has invented the AMserter (Amniotic Membrane Inserter) - a device that simplifies amniotic membrane transplantation in SJS and chemical burns of the eye. The AMserter is now manufactured by Aurolab, Madurai. You can read more about the AMserter here.
Corneal transplants - full thickness and lamellar (where only the affected layer of the cornea is replaced) grafts are an area of expertise for Dr. Ray Chaudhuri.
Prosthetic cornea (KeratoProsthesis or KPro) - he is engaged in research with IIT Kharagpur on development of a new KPro design.
Glaucoma - glaucoma diagnosis and management is an area of specialisation for him.
Dr. Ray Chaudhuri also performs basic retina checkup and squint evaluation in children

Positions held:
1. Head of Cornea, Eye Care & Research Centre, Kolkata
2. Consultant and Director of Eye Bank, Silverline Eye Hospital
3. Director, Ophthalmology, The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI)
4. Technical consultant for ORBIS International (NGO) for their electronic medical records implementation in India
5. Member of advisory boards for several Indian and MNCs for ocular surface diseases and infections

Patents and copyrights - click here

Publications:
1. Datta H, Choudhuri BR, Datta S. Visual evoked response in different types of amblyopia before and after occlusion therapy. J Indian Med Assoc. 1998 Apr; 96(4):109-10.
2. PMID: 9844331 [Pub Med - indexed for MEDLINE]Curr Eye Res 1997 Jun;16(6):620-3. Fluorescent Gram stain in the microbiologic diagnosis of infectious keratitis and endophthalmitis. Roychoudhury B, Sharma S, Reddy MK, Das T P.
3. “Role of Fluorescent Gram Stain in Infectious Keratitis” Poster in The American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1996
4. Development and optimization of a noncontact optical device for online monitoring of jaundice in human subjects. Nabarun Polley, Srimoyee Saha, Soumendra Singh, Aniruddha Adhikari, Sukhen Das, Bhaskar Roy Choudhury, Samir Kumar Pal. Journal of Biomedical Optics 20(6), 067001 (June 2015)
5. Primary limbal stem cell transplantation in the surgical management of extensive ocular surface squamous neoplasia involving the limbus. Purvasha Narang, Vikas Mittal, Vikas Menon, Anirban Bhaduri, Bhaskar Roy Chaudhuri, Santosh G Honavar. Indian J of Ophthal : Volume: 66 | Issue : 11(2018) | Page : 1569-1573. DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_348_18
6. The ocular surface after simple limbal epithelial transplant (SLET): A high-resolution OCT study of the early postoperative period. Bhaskar Ray Chaudhuri, Anirban Bhaduri, Manikuntala Sengupta. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1348-50. DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1722_18
Dr. Soma Das Gupta, MBBS, DNB (Pathology)

Ocular Pathology service


Dr. Das Gupta is an experienced pathologist with special training in hematology and histopathology. She has a rich work experience, having worked in Rama Krishna Mission Seva Pratishthan & Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences as a Senior Resident and subsequently as an Assistant Professor. She has also worked in Drs. Trivedi and Ray, a well known pathology laboratory in Kolkata and in Haematological Service at Park Clinic, Kolkata. She has several conference presentations and publications to her credit. Dr. Das Gupta looks after the Ocular Pathology (slide review) at Tamanash
Mr. Sumanta Kundu,

Senior optometrist - refraction services & HVFA


Sumanta is a very senior optometrist with years of experience in refraction (power testing), HVFA, biometry and other ophthalmic testing.

Ms. Usha Dey,

Front office manager


Ms. Puspita Mukherjee,

Appointment services manager